• MiWay reduces transit service in response to COVID-19

    March 19, 2020

    Effective Monday, March 23, MiWay will implement service reductions on several routes due to reduced customer demand in response to COVID-19.

    These reductions are in addition to daily service adjustments that will continue based on transit operator availability and ongoing customer demand.

     

    In addition, starting Saturday, March 21, the following changes will take effect:

    • No fare payment will be required.
    • Monthly PRESTO pass holders will be notified of the status of their March and April pass in the coming weeks.
    • Customers will board from the rear doors only until further notice.
    • Customers with accessibility needs requiring the use of the ramp may continue to use the front doors.

     

    The following planned service adjustments are approximate and remain in effect until further notice. All schedules are subject to change without notice.

     

    Route Service
    GO Shuttles Service reduction due to GO Train changes.
    22 Finch Service reduction due to Humber College closure:

    Morning rush hour service: every 20 minutes.

    Mid-day service: every 40 minutes.

    Afternoon rush hour service: every 40 minutes.

    Evening service: every 35 minutes.

    44 Mississauga Road Service reduction due to UTM closure:

    Morning rush hour service: every 17 minutes, some 30 minute gaps.

    Mid-day service: every 17 minutes, some 30 minute gaps.

    Afternoon rush hour service: every 17 minutes, some 30 minute gaps.

    Evening service: every 28 minutes.

    61 Mavis Service reduction due to Sheridan College Davis Campus closure:

    Morning rush hour service: every 14 minutes, some 30 minute gaps.

    Mid-day service: every 18 minutes, some 30 minute gaps.

    Afternoon rush hour and evening service: every 15 minutes, some 30 minute gaps.

    66 McLaughlin Service reduction due to Sheridan College Davis Campus closure:

    Morning rush hour service: every 10 minutes, some 20 minute gaps.

    Mid-day service: every 30 minutes.

    Afternoon rush hour service: every 11 minutes, some 20 minute gaps.

    Evening service: every 15 minutes, some 30 minute gaps.

    109 Meadowvale Express Service reduction due to reduced customer demand:

    Morning rush hour service: every 12 minutes, some 25-30 minute gaps.

    Mid-day service: every 11 minutes, some 20 minute gaps.

    Afternoon rush hour service: every 10 minutes, some 18 minute gaps.

    Evening service: every 10 minutes, some 18 minute gaps.

    110 University Express Service reduction due to UTM closure:

    Morning rush hour service: every 10 minutes, some 20 minute service.

    Mid-day service: every 30 minutes.

    Afternoon rush hour service: every 10 minutes, some 20 minute service.

    Evening service: every 20 minutes, some 40 minute service.

     

    The following express services will be cancelled until further notice. Local service will remain in place to provide coverage.

     

    Route Service
    100 Airport Express Full cancellation due to drop in airport demand.
    101/101A Dundas Express Full cancellation – customers to use Route 1/1C Dundas.

     

    103 Hurontario Express Full cancellation – customer to use Route 19 Hurontario.

     

    104 Derry Express Full cancellation – customer to use Route 42 Derry.

     

    107 Malton Express Full cancellation – customer to use Route 7 Airport or Route 24 Northwest.

     

    Weekend Express Service Full cancellation of all routes.

     

    In addition, the following changes are in effect:

    • MiWay transit operators are permitted to wear personally-supplied face masks while on duty. This is a personal choice by the individual and does not assume the operator wearing the mask is sick.
    • City Centre Transit Terminal (CCTT) remains open to the public. Construction at the terminal will continue at the discretion of the contractors.

     

    MiWay remains committed to providing city-wide transit service and supporting the social distancing efforts recommended by Peel Public Health and the provincial and federal governments.

     

    Visit miway.ca for the latest updates on how the City is managing transit service, and miway.ca/planatrip for real-time trip schedules.

     

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